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State's higher ed chief hears from foreign students

State House News Service |

Higher Education Commissioner Carlos Santiago held a listening session with international and immigrant students who shared concerns about recent and forthcoming federal actions around immigration.

It's expensive to be here, but we're #1

State House News Service |

It ranks 47th in affordability, but when more than 60 other metrics were applied Massachusetts emerged as the best state in the country, according to rankings released on Tuesday.

Central Mass. college loan debt averages $33K

The workforce in the Congressional district covering most of Central Massachusetts has college loan debts averaging $33,000 per resident, according to a new report.

Becker's Johnson named finalist for UMass job

Brad Kane |

Robert Johnson, president of Becker College in Worcester, is one of three finalists for the UMass Dartmouth chancellor position, the system announced Wednesday.

WPI to top off $45M innovation center

Worceser Polytechnic Institute will reach a construction milestone Thursday with its new $45-million Foisie Innovation Studio and Residence Hall.

Accolades & Honors

Desiree Awiszio, a self-employed Worcester engineering consultant, won the K-12 STEM Literacy Education-Engineer Partnership Award in 2016 from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers...

Movers & Shakers

Ten professionals got hired or promoted at places including Fallon Health, JM Coull and Fidelity Bank.

How personal happiness can lead to professional success


When we tackle a job and a career, we are often asked to sacrifice what we're most passionate about personally in order to punch the proverbial clock.

Strully grows NECC by running it like a traditional business

Laura Finaldi |

Vincent Strully Jr. could have never predicted that the nonprofit he founded would eventually become one of the leading autism education and research centers in the world, employing more than 1,200,...

Angelini connects the dots of Worcester's community

Laura Finaldi |

Over the course of his 50 years in Worcester, Michael P. Angelini has had his hands in a lot of different ventures.

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